IPAC and IRSA's MSX Showcase

Welcome to the MSX Showcase

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Cirrus

Infrared Cirrus

A single-band image of interstellar cirrus near Eta Carinae. The full-size images are 5980 x 2990 pixels.

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The Galactic Center

A false-color composite of the center of the Milky Way. The full-size images are 2751 x 951 pixels.

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Galactic Center


Eta Carinae

Eta Carinae

A false-color composite of dying star Eta Carinae and its environs. The full-size images are 2990 x 2990 pixels.

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Eagle Nebula

A false-color composite of the Eagle Nebula. The full-size images are 893 x 893 pixels.

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Eagle Nebula


Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri

The nearby star system Alpha Centauri. The full-size images are 900 x 900 pixels.

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Lagoon Nebula

A false-color composite of the Lagoon Nebula, also known as the Hourglass Nebula. The full-size images are 2695 x 2695 pixels.

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Hourglass Nebula


Cone Nebula

Cone Nebula

A single-band image of the Cone Nebula. The full-size images are 600 x 600 pixels.

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Pelican Nebula

A false-color composite of the Pelican Nebula. The full-size images are 899 x 899 pixels.

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Pelican Nebula


Andromeda

Andromeda Galaxy

A colorized single-band image of the M31, the Andromeda Galaxy. The full-size images are 1024 x 334 pixels.

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The Moon

A colorized single-band image of the the moon in eclipse. The full-size images are 452 x 452 pixels.

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Moon


Omega Nebula

Omega Nebula

A false-color composite of M17, the Omega Nebula. The full-size images are 1199 x 1199 pixels.

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RCW38

A false-color composite of nearby star-forming region RCW38. The full-size images are 3341 x 3341 pixels.

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RCW38


30 Doradus

30 Doradus

A single-band image of 30 Doradus (the Tarantula Nebula). The full-size images are 899 x 899 pixels.

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Trifid Nebula

A false-color composite of the Trifid Nebula. The full-size images are 900 x 900 pixels.

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Trifid Nebula


Cygnus

Galactic Plane in Cygnus

A false-color composite of the galactic plane in the constellation Cygnus. The full-size images are 1317 x 917 pixels.

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DR21

A false-color composite the DR21 region in Cygnus. The full-size images are 2999 x 2999 pixels.

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DR21


Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nebula

A single-band image of the Rosette Nebula. The full-size images are 2397 x 2397 pixels.

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Orion Nebula

A false-color composite of the Orion Nebula. The full-size images are 2402 x 2401 pixels.

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Orion Nebula


MSX images can be retrieved and downloaded from the IRSA archives through the MSX Image Server.